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OpenSSH Security Advisory (adv.token)

by Nikola Strahija on April 22nd, 2002 A buffer overflow exists in OpenSSH's sshd if sshd has been compiled with Kerberos/AFS support and KerberosTgtPassing or AFSTokenPassing has been enabled in the sshd_config file. Ticket and token passing is not enabled by default.


1. Systems affected:

All Versions of OpenSSH compiled with AFS/Kerberos support
and ticket/token passing enabled contain a buffer overflow.

Ticket/Token passing is disabled by default and available
only in protocol version 1.

2. Impact:

Remote users may gain privileged access for OpenSSH


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